ISIS Using Mobile apps to Indoctrinate, Recruit Nigerian Kids, FG Raises AlertFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government on Thursday alerted Nigerians to the existence of a newly-launched mobile application developed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria for propagating Jihad to children.
In a statement issued in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the mobile application, tagged ‘Huroof’ is to be used by ISIS to teach children the Arabic alphabets with the aid of guns, military tanks and cannons.
The Minister said the application utilizes colourful illustrations that attract and engage the attention of young children,
He urged the public especially parents to be vigilant and to prevent their children and wards from being indoctrinated.
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